Australian Eucalyptus

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Australian Eucalyptus or the Iconic Australian Gum tree, it’s found in most of the environments on the continent. Australian Eucalyptus Pen Blanks have the best wood, These are evergreen hardwoods. The leaves produce a distinctive camphor-like scent.  Eucalyptus has a very good color range which creates excellent pen blanks. The color ranges from red to reddish brown and the sapwood is pale cream. The wood turns out to be excellent pen models.

The wood is moderately easy to work with hand and machine tools. The cut wood stays strong and dense for a long time. The wood may tear out during planning and other surface operation. The wood is less stable and hence used in applications where stability is less important. The wood glues and finishes well.

DescriptionEucalyptus is a class of more than seven hundred types of blossoming trees, bushes or mallees in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. Alongside other genera in the clan Eucalypteae, they are regularly known as eucalypts.

Exotic Wood Zone offers wide varieties of Australian Eucalyptus Pen Blanks

Wood species Australian Eucalyptus
Scientific name Eucalyptus globulus
Weight 820 kg/m3
Color Red to reddish brown and the sapwood is a pale cream
Texture Medium to coarse texture. Slightly interlocked grain pattern
Shipping No restrictions
Recommendations Veneer and turned objects.